Forfeit Author:Dick Francis James Tyron, a racing reporter for a London scandal sheet, knew that fellow writer Bert Chekov was a drunk, but he always thought he was an honest one. But when Bert suddenly died in an "accidental" fall from a window, Tyrone suspected the clues to his death might be found in some suspicious columns he'd written touting can't-l... more »ose horses -- who mysteriously failed to show up on race day. With his own professional and private lives in a chaotic jumble, Tyrone knew he'd have find a way to prove that Chekov was murdered. Be he didn't know the terrifying risk he was unwittingly about to take....« less
This is REALLY good. About a journalist with a crippled wife who gets pulled into a horse racing scam and tries to expose it while his life is endangered. The characters are all fascinating, and you really care about the protaganist. A pageturner -- took me about a day to read it.